Best Albums of 2005

Listed below are the best albums of 2005 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

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2005 year summaryThe best artists of 2005 were Sufjan Stevens, Gorillaz, Kanye West, Bloc Party, Sigur Rós, Bright Eyes, The National, Coldplay, Animal Collective and System Of A Down.
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2005
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 21 of 100

Best Albums of 2005 composition

Country Albums %


United States 451 45%
United Kingdom 187 19%
Canada 50 5%
Mixed Nationality 31 3%
Sweden 31 3%
Japan 30 3%
Germany 24 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 936 94%
Yes 64 6%
Live? Albums %
No 977 98%
Yes 23 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 9 1%
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